Employees’ Provident Fund Organization
(Ministry of Labour, Govt. Of India)
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14- BhikajiCama Place, New Delhi – 110066,

No. C-Ex/Ex  Return/2013/Vol. II/15920

Date: 19 DEC 2017


All Addl. Central P.F. Commissioner (Zones),

All Regional P.F. Commissioner/OIC of Regional Offices,

Subject: Online Filing of Monthly Returns by the Exempted Establishments and Specified Timeline for the Monthly Returns – Regarding.

Reference : Head Office Circular No. C-Ex/Ex – Return/2014/19536 Dated: 01.12.2017.


Please refer to the subject and reference cited above.

2. The Central P.F. Commissioner vide circular under reference above dated 01.12.2017 conveyed to all the exempted/relaxed establishments the timelines for filing of online returns by the exempted/ relaxed establishments. A few representations have been received from the exempted establishments, wherein they have asked for clarifications as to whether Part -E of the return for a wage month (say March 2017) has to include actual investments upto the end of the next wage month i.e. 30th April 2017.

3. It is hereby clarified that Part -E shall contain the information related to the actual investments and other receipts/payments made in the wage month with which the online return For example in monthly return of March 2017, Part – E will contain the actual contribution receipts, payments and details of the investments made between 01 March 2017 and 31 March 2017. In return of March 2017, establishments are not required to give the investment details of contributions due for March 2017 but actually paid to Trust in April 2017 or thereafter.

This clarification should be brought to the notice of all exempted and relaxed establishments under your jurisdiction.

[This is issued with the approval of CPFC]

Yours faithfully

(K.L. Taneja)

Addl. Central P.F. Commissioner(HQ)

Copy to :

i) Deputy Director, Rajbhasha…. For Hindi version please.

ii) Guard file….for records.

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